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Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse – Dallas
Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse – Dallas

Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse – Dallas Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.fogo.com/
  • Phone: (972) 503-7300
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm, Saturday: 4:30pm - 10:30pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Brazilian Steakhouse, Steakhouse, South American
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar/Lounge, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Wheelchair Access

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 100 Yards East of Midway Road
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary valet parking is offered at lunch and dinner, and ample self parking is located at the rear of the restaurant.
A word from Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse – Dallas
Fogo de Chão® (fo-go dèe shoun), is an authentic Southern Brazilian steakhouse. In 1979, Fogo® began sharing the gaucho way of preparing meat in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Today, our gaucho chefs still expertly grill each of our 16 cuts of meat and offer you continuous tableside service.

We invite you to enjoy the delicious preparations of our gaucho chefs along with our gourmet salad bar, authentic Brazilian side dishes, and award-winning wine list.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Great food, prime cuts, perfect seasoning, and précises temperature. The salad bar is overwhelming with excellent choices."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "Wanted a good meal and Fogo always delivers. Great place, the area is a little out of the way but worth the drive."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "Great service, a nice selection at the salad buffet. The meat choices are numerous, the better cuts of meat are not as frequently offered so get more when they come around. I have tried the other Brazilian steakhouses in Dallas, this is one of the better ones."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "This was our first time here. We were very impressed with the moment we step thru the door. We will be recommending this restaurant to our friends."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Server lacks professionalism. Maybe it was an unusually crowded night, but properly and respectfully picking up/placing down silverwares would not be a bad practice to work on. When asked for a specific meat to be brought by, he would just went back to his corner. Maybe he was just an outlier."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "My GF & I are huge fans of the Brazilian Steakhouse feel & are creating that experience as our yearly Anniversary dinner choice. We have visited other restaurants, which set a classy, romantic vibrance to them. Although many other reviews noted that was the case here, we unfortunately did not get that get that vibe. The loud ambiance & seemingly "dressed down" nature that was apparent took the romance out of dinner, but we still had a great time with each other as we always do. Seems like for this this restaurant in particular, It felt like sizzler with unlimited meat."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Unquestionably the best Brazillian steakhouse in Dallas including bodacious salad bar! Service unparalleled. Although expensive, worth every penny. I go as often as I can afford since they opened and always consistent quality. I visited Baltimore location and it was just as great. Tried others in Dallas but they were just wannabes. can't wait to go back!"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "If you've never been to a Brazilian Steakhouse, this is the upscale one to go to. Excellent all around!"
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "We have been Fogo de Chao fans since the day it opened in Dallas several years ago. We recently visited Fogo after a year absence and found it has lost some of its magic. The salad bar was still the best in town and the drinks were good, but the meat (once a highlight) had a couple of our favorite cuts that weren't the same quality as we always expect to receive. We even got seconds on the two that seemed a little "off" but the second cuts had the same issues. Other cuts were good, however. We also noted that the service wasn't as gracious as it was when the original family owned Fogo. Overall, still a good place to eat, but not the same as it was in its early years. Not sure it is still worth the price for a night out. So sad to say this!"
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "Our party of 6 arrived on time and we were seated in a section that was clearly set aside for large groups (there were 3 other much larger groups in our vicinity, which made the noise level almost unbearable). The salad bar was very good, as is typical for this chain. The rodizio service felt somewhat hurried, almost too hurried. This Fogo is much smaller than the usual ones, and noisier. "
    Dined on 5/5/2014
  • "I am rarely impressed by service but it was impeccable. "
    Dined on 4/29/2014
  • "Simply the BEST Brazilian steakhouse in Dallas. This was the first Fogo in the US and it is the restaurant where they train many of the people who go on to manage other Fogos around the country. I have tried most of the Brazilian steakhouses in Dallas and Fogo has the highest quality meat and it is prepared with more care. Each type of meat is prepared by a specific Gaucho who learns how to cook that cut."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "While the food certainly wasn't bad and service was ok, this place has changed seriously in ambience and class since I was last here ten years ago. Same old misty carpwt looks like it has never been changed, no updates at all to the restaurant and sadly was a very down markwt feeling. The food was alright maybe it was an off night. Servers didn't even seem to pay any attention to the green/red coaster system and the. When one of us at our table of two accepted some meat thwy would take off before asking if the second diner wanted any. This happened several times over the course of dinner. Two of the wines we requested were out. Just a big change over what used to be a fancy dining spot. "
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "My wife and I decided to have Easter brunch here this year after a very bad experience a couple of years ago. The only issue we had with our food was that a good portion of the beef servings were tough, fatty and could not be eaten. The final serving was a filet which we both felt was the best. Ironic they serve the best for last. Coincidence or purposeful. The biggest irritation is that when asked how everything was during our dining, we voiced concerns and told them it would be nice if they communicated the problem to management. No response! A deer-in-the-headlights! Overall, the service and atmosphere is appealing. "
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "Took my son for his 11th birthday and he loved it!"
    Dined on 4/17/2014
  • "Great service. We celebrated 2 birthdays and they gave complimentary, huge slices of cheesecake. Meats are outstanding."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "My wife decided to celebrate her Birthday at her favorite restaurant, the service from the beginning was excellent, the food was varied and very well presented, the portions excellent, the waiters friendly and courteous, the ambience as usual was energetic, but not noisy, allowing for easy conversation. The restaurant provided a complimentary dessert, with a handwritten note by the chef, celebrating my wife's birthday. This restaurant will continue to be our favorite venue for all celebrations, big or small."
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "Our son-in-law was dying to try this place, and he really enjoyed it! We probably won't do it again though, as it is too pricey. Also, the wait staff watches every move you make to the point of distraction. If you want to have a somewhat relaxing dinner, wait until they come around with all the meat selections you'd like to sample, then turn your coaster over to red so you won't keep getting interrupted!"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "This was our first visit and we can't wait to return! Everything about this place was perfect wouldn't change a thing."
    Dined on 3/10/2014
  • "I have been going to Fogo de Chao for more than 10 years. For me, it was always the best value in town for great meat and outstanding service. However, this time around the experience was not up to par. The seasoning on everything was different. We were told they have gone to a healthier seasoning, which is good, but the flavor is not the same. Cutting salt or sugar on everything is a good thing but NOT on special occasions. Salt is an extremely important ingredient for grilled meats so you can't take it out of the equation. Also many salad items have been affected by this measures, and in my opinion, even the "Tres Leches" cake and the Papaya dessert felt a bit lame. It is still a good place to enjoy but it won't be The Place!"
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "Never disappoints. Even on a super-busy Saturday night, food quality was excellent and service was attentive. One minor note - A little more space between the tables would be nice - I was bumped several times by people walking through the aisle."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Don't eat all day so you have room. Or just do the salad bar and side items. You'll be full either way. The bread and plantains are the greatest thing there. The salad bar has plenty of options."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "This was my friend's first time to this restaurant, and he totally enjoyed it! The salad bar was out of this world, but the meats we're over the top! Totally enjoyed the attention and everything else! Recommend everyone to try it at least once. This place is outstanding."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "Never disappointed in Fogo De Chao. I have celebrated Holidays, Weddings, and Anniversaries there. A must go, as often as possible."
    Dined on 2/13/2014
  • "Even though they were super busy, they got us in on time for our reservation and our meal was fabulous as usual. We even received a gift card at the end of our meal inviting us back for a free lunch or dinner to use before May. We will definitely be back!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Great food - great service - almost wish this gem was in a different neighborhood. With the cost associated per plate it truly was a shame that our window view was a ups store. Outside of the location, everything about this place was marvelous. The good was fantastic, everything I tried was delicious and this restaurant provided a unique dining experience like no other."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "This place is one of the best in Dallas. The food is always perfect and the service is exceptional."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "My first time at Fogo, and I must say- my boyfriend and I couldnt be more satisfied! Service was fabulous! I wish i could remember the waiter's name but he and the gentlemen bringing our meats went beyond needed to make sure we were satisfied. Food just as great and the salad bar exceeded my expectations. Will be returning for sure!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "The experience is awesome! The restaurant was super elegant just beautiful! and the food was excellent!!!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Fogo de Chao is a great restaurant. The price may scare you but it's well worth it! I read alot of reviews that said don't indulge on the salad bar and they were right. My wife and I only went once and the rest of the night we enjoyed all their fine meats they had to offer. The cheese bread was great to as it doesn't fill you up as fast as other rolls/biscuits may do. If you're looking for a romantic evening or just some great food, visit Fogo. You will not be disappointed."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "I have been a frequent guest at fogo for the past year and a half and there's a very good reason why. Their meats are top notch, they are seasoned to perfection and everything else that comes with them (the cheese rolls, fried bananas, even their grand selection at the salad bar) compliment one another very well. Customer service is commendable; I have had no complaints with any of the servers as they are all doing what they're supposed to do. I highly recommend this restaurant over their local competitors hands down."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "A bit on the expensive side but overall the food and service were excellent."
    Dined on 1/31/2014
  • "I don't see how anyone could come for a light meal... if you want to get your money's worth, come hungry! If it's not meat, it will be in the buffet/salad bar, which was great... the gauchos will keep bringing the food over and over using a "green light, red light" sort of system. Lamb, pork, chicken, different cuts of beef.... I wish I had been hungrier!"
    Dined on 1/31/2014
  • "The service was remarkable and the food was amazing!"
    Dined on 1/28/2014
  • "Fantastic restaurant for meat lovers, though I wouldn't scoff at the very impressive salad bar. A must try if you have never been."
    Dined on 1/17/2014
  • "The food was very good, but the service was even better. They just keep bringing you meat. If you've never been to one of these before, you need to try it out. Just don't fill up on the salad bar like we did!"
    Dined on 1/16/2014
  • "I have never been to a Brazilian steakhouse before and I'm very lucky this is my first one. People have told me Brazilian steakhouses "aren't that great", but this place is awesome! Yummy MEAT, and a wide selection in their salad bar. Servers were very friendly and fast service. It is a bit pricey though - worth it though for a happy stomach."
    Dined on 1/2/2014
  • "Was in town for our 17th Anniversary and this restaurant was recommended by our friends. The food was coming non-stop and was delicious. Around $50 per person but essentially all you can eat. Almost went into a meat coma :)"
    Dined on 1/4/2014
  • "We celebrate our family every year during this time off. We brought two friends with us. They enjoyed it thoroughly. This restaurant never fails to please. We'll keep coming."
    Dined on 1/3/2014
  • "I was very excited to finally try Fogo, but I will not be back. Service was horrific. After getting our first cocktail our server never came back until he dropped off our receipt to sign after getting our bill from someone else. My card was turned over and 8 meat servers passed by me. Every cut of meat I tried except probably 2 were served to me medium well after requesting rare to medium rare. Thoroughly disappointed considering this fills you up while sitting and waiting for another cut of meat cooked properly. Don't waste your time and money. Texas de Brazil and Rafain are much better, and they are much more attentive. We still left a 20% tip, because I was in the service industry at one point."
    Dined on 1/3/2014